In a new Bank of America Merrill Lynch survey, 95% of employers who offer such benefits agree that their financial wellness programs have been effective at promoting work force management goals.
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Of the 12% of institutional investor respondents to a recent survey who have incorporated ESG, most are DC plans, and more than half are healthcare-focused organizations.
According to Fidelity, the enhanced managed account solution combines a personalized digital experience, discretionary investment management, ongoing support and access to a team of professional planning consultants.
Employees of small businesses with retirement plans that include automatic enrollment have far higher participation rates across all demographic variables, according to new data shared by Vanguard.
According to state authorities, the combined savings of the first groups of participating savers is approaching $5 million.
A new report published by Cerulli Associates draws out participant perspectives on the topic of DC plan decumulation, revealing that many of those leaving the work force feel “generally clueless” about how to manage their nest egg.
Bill Beardsley, head of Retirement Partners at LPL, gives his take on the firm’s decision to close the Worksite Financial Solutions program, and on his plans for lasting growth in the DC retirement space.
There is more emphasis than ever before in the DC plan space on identifying the best way to offer a benefit that is not just a to-retirement program, but also a through-retirement program.
Looking ahead, Vanguard researchers estimate that 77% of participants on the firm’s recordkeeping platform will be invested in a single TDF by 2022.
A review of industry commentary dissecting the DOL’s recently published Field Assistance Bulletin on the topic of ESG investments suggests the “sub-regulatory guidance” has left a lot of stakeholders with key questions.
Looking across today’s DC plan marketplace, researchers suggest it is still much more common to see plan designs that are tailored to drive retired or terminated participants out of the plan.
A new analysis from Corporate Insight underscores the continued proliferation of “responsive design” within retirement plan service providers’ web offerings—benefiting plan participants and sponsors.
In a wide-ranging interview with PLANADVISER, DCIIA leaders Lew Minsky and Peg Knox outline their lead policy priorities for the remainder of 2018, including a focused push around “open MEPs.”
The solution is aimed at helping advisers and home offices realize better efficiencies and increase transparency in retirement plan management.
Vanguard analysts have published a new framework to help guide retirees as they set investment goals, define their risk budget, plan for health care expenses, and tackle other challenging tasks.